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SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 1:00am PDT
/khrarpblgs us. you have the big main. usually there are 60 or a hundred or 50. the little guys are 20-15-30. if you want to shut off the power you shut off the little guys first than the main. when you throw a switch there is the arch. like water when water flows in an old house any you shut it off quick you get the hammer effect? that's like electricity. is it safe to do it if you smell natural gas? show of hands. >> nobody has their hands up. it's not safe to flicking any switches if you smell natural gas. how about if there is smoke coming out of an outlet. if you shut this off in an area where there is no gas, good idea. >> just about anything can be a hazardous material, cleaners, solvants, hair products anything can be hazardous. they are every where. the only time they are hazardous if they are misused our there is a disaster. do you see these in san francisco? that's probably propane. we have a port. in an industrial area. it identified where they are stored. are there hazardous storage places in this air? no. are there a dry cleaners? yes. who remembers grand auto. they ha
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. i want to show you what will move in tomorrow. we're all going to cool down slightly. the big cooldown near the coast. offshore winds today. and the fog, more onshore winds will move that inland so get ready for cooler temperatures for tomorrow. >> alan: that heat combined with the danger of fireworks is signaling a precautionary tone this fourth of july weekend. we're at the alameda county fair where the temperature has dropped to 94 degrees. feeling any cooler out there? >> reporter: actually, believe it or not that three degree difference does make a huge difference. you can see the people lined up at the cooling center. this where the paramedics have been delivering first aid all day long. >> welcome to the county fair! >> reporter: there really isn't a wait to beat the near triple digit heat. you just learn to cope with it. that means hiding under whatever shade you can find or create, and staying well hydrated. >> going to the misters, and then jump in the pool. >> reporter: as temperatures sizzled, so did grills in the bay area, in spite of the warning. the scorching we
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
trucks coming. i could tell it was big. >> i heard firecrackers going off in the back there. i looked and didn't hear nothing. five minutes later that was it. >> the hertz manager found a firecracker at the scene. firefighters sprayed down the charred cars to make sure they did not reignite. >>> now to the weather and the heat we had today. leigh glaser is here with some record temperatures. leigh? >> actually we had just one record and that was in salinas. the high you can see of 84 degrees actually surpassed a record of 82 degrees. check out some of these highs today. 100 in antioch. concord reached 100 degrees. livermore 101. brentwood, you reached 102. san ramon reported 105. san francisco 81 degrees today. and napa today 97 degrees. now, let me go ahead and show you what happened today. more of a northerly wind component bringing us the offshore winds. the fog being pushed off the coast and that's why the coastal communities were in the 70s today. as you just saw, the high heat inland well over 100 degrees. tonight though it does look like the low clouds and the fog off the coast
KRON
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
is pretty special. >> this is a very big show, the biggest in northern california for sure. >> not only do begin to blow up things, we blow up things all pretty. the crowd often loves it. it is nothing better than after ratio, hearing all the cheers and the clapping. >> the show starts about 9:15 p.m. tomorrow evening and last about 20 minutes. the best place to watch, usuallypeier 39 at a quiet park. and this was the scene and richmond the city celebrated the fourth of july of little bit early. tonight, this was the 10th year in a row that they put on a firework displays. closing arguments have begun in the casey anthony trial, coming about will show you what happened in court and would take a look at the case history. a seaplane that has been missing for a couple of days was finally pulled on the water. will be looked and talk with the person who was there when the plane went down. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 7:30am PDT
. that is why this decision was so appropriate. >> the other big shock is that the moderates seem to have won this round. people thought, progressives have themselves on the board. there is no reason that they will not get together and take a noted leader who is a progressive to be interim mayor, and then stayed there for another term. the great thing about being in term mayor is to get to run as an incumbent. the fact that the progressives could not get together to get somebody into office as interim mayor in their own self-interest was very surprising for a lot of us. >> what happened in the last month in city hall was an incredible show of democracy that was part policy, part politics, and it all came together, and more than anything -- not just from a reporter's perspective, often was this? but there was a public interest as well on what was going on in san francisco government. we take it for granted a law that there is a city government here. this was something that brought people together. you heard people talking about it at the cafes, park playground, people who do not always pay att
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 8:30am PDT
three or four weeks, we see a big tree case. i don't want palm trees on my treat. i want a six-foot box. everybody is very strongly felt about trees, i think. it happens constantly. >> it really brings out people's passions, which, as an -- as a forester, i'm always gratified to see. >> you're passionate. >> but this are also a -- oftentimes conflicts between trees and properties and developing a property, putting in a garage, you happen to have a tree in front of your house, you want to build a garage, you have to get a permit to take it out, we may not grant it automaticly, it can be a process that is challenging. >> we won't issue a permit to put in a garage or a curb cut, that requires a removal of the tree, until we get the tree removal permit first. so there's not a fate i've got my garage built and you can't have the tree standing in the way. >> used to happen a lot. the trees were, everybody forgot about us and then the garage was there, and people would say, you can't tell me i can't use my garage. >> then the little streets, how who is responsible for the trees and gardens and
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 1:30pm PDT
have those big social differences within our town. this is just shortly a slide that shows you what already has been polled, that denmark and the netherlands, they are in fact far ahead of all of the other european countries and belgium is somewhere in-between making an effort but for sure also at this trip, i have been able to learn a lot from my european colleagues in denmark and in the netherlands. brussels is in the heart of europe and i think it's also has been a very good thing that there is european regulations, although at this moment, european regulations are mainly on achieving certain environmental standards. let's say pollution by co2 and particles. but that has helped us as we had too high air pollution in brussels as it was sanctioned by the european union that we really could stress on alternative mobility. we don't wait until european legislation or regulation coming up. we also have no brussels, no belgium, but european towns, towns in europe, trying to find one another and to press, to put pressure on mayors and regional ministers to commit themselves to invest in
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am PDT
in atlanta. entrepreneurship is a big part of it. i did not understand and nobody told me what is involved with buying your own home until i was in my second law school, where is the my counterparts, the white students i was in class with, they had had that information coming up. it was just second nature. i asked the guy across the hall from me what his folks did. but told him my mom was a nurse and my dad was a teacher, a soldier before. he said his father was the deputy prime minister of jordan. i was like, "ok." minute court partner -- my moot court partner, he said his father owned three swiss banks. i think even before entrepreneurship, it is financial literacy. we need to educate ourselves about what these resources are. it is financial literacy and really wealth literacy, understanding that there are different kinds of wealth beyond just monetary wealth, but you need to understand monetary wealth, spiritual well, the social capital we have and understand how to cultivate those things and invest them properly. those are important skills. at the same time, i do not think black capita
CNN
Jul 4, 2011 3:00am PDT
and we did receive a report of one fatality. >> pamela, christine here, how big is the area the researchers are searching and what are they dealing with in terms of conditions and weather there? >> the coast guard hasn't left yet. we're waiting for the sun to come up before we conduct a search. when we do, we will conduct a thorough and exhaustive search of the area, we cover hundreds of square miles of water and we'll be doing that as soon as the sun comes up. >> do we know any -- any sense of this vessel, you told us 100 foot fishing vessel, is its weather that caused it to capsize? >> yes, ali. we received a report that they had hit some rough weather on sunday morning and the boat had capsized and sank almost immediately. the vessel was close enough to shore where some people were actually able it to swim to shore and they had to notify authorities when they got on land. >> petty office ser pamela bailen, we'll check in with you later. >>> former serb commander ratko mladic kicked out of court this morning. the judge removing mladic from the chambers after multiple disru
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 12:00pm PDT
with a pancake breakfast. other events include a flag raising ceremony. a big band concert, a book sale and a parade. there are other other parades around the bay area today and fire works show tonight. we have an interactive map of all of them on the weekend extra tab at ktvu.com. the big fest fire works show will be in san francisco. the best seats will be along the waterfront where workers are setting up the aerial display. organizers say they will shoot 2,000 separate fire works into the skies tonight during the 20 minute show. one question is will fog be a problem? meteorologist steve paulson will have details on that. >>> president obama is spending this independence day with military families. the president, first lady, and their daughters are hosting a barbecue at the white house. tonight everyone will gather at the south lawn for a concert and fire works show. this is the third year the first family has honored military heros with a special fourth of july attribute. >>> troops deployed overseas are also celebrating. they are firing up a barbecue to celebrate the fourth. general
SFGTV2
Jul 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
are happening, and, like,'"8 health and all that -- those essential stuff that people need. also, have a big pool of money where every time somebody wants to create an organization or something to help youth, they will have the ability to create it. >> my main point was to mobilize the youth vote. even though i know many of you guys cannot vote, those ages have one of the lowest turnout rates for voting. compared to older people and especially those over 60, it really makes a difference because for example, politicians never talk about cutting social security or medicare because they know it would alienate one of the biggest voting platforms, which is older people. if more youth spoke up, they would not cut from education and stuff like that. >> more focus on education, also diversified education for youth. transitional services, restorative justice, and no tax cuts for the wealthy, so more funding for the less wealthy. >> also, one i have is just to be prioritizing, like someone else said earlier, like pulling out our troops from war and putting money that we would save from divesting in wa
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 4:30pm PDT
to the bank. we know we are limited. we cannot afford to give out a big loan. starting from the credit union, we educate them about filing taxes properly and then moving on to the bank, a small one, expansion, and we work with the bank. the bank and credit union are similar. we do allow tax returns, projections. credit unions do not charge an additional loan or processing fee. processing time, on a small loan, -- consumer loans probably a few days. because we require a business plan, sometimes it takes longer. business plans take a while. especially bank statements. we need to see consistent income coming in. so far, a credit union delinquent rate is quite low because we are working with a client. we want to keep that low and as part of our mission. there is no application fee. if you are interested in an application or information, i have brochures, or you can give us a call. >> thank you. next is marked with wells fargo. >> hello, i work for wells fargo bank. i cover the northern california region. i usually focus on about $350 -- $350,000 of sbe loans. last year, for 2010, i did 43 loans.
CNN
Jul 4, 2011 2:00am PDT
about today. the jury in the casey anthony murder trial got a big job to do this holiday. deliberations are expected to begin in a few more hours. first, the prosecution has some rebutting to do. the defense claims the state did not prove that case say anthony killed her daughter caylee but they played with the jury's emotions. >> you see the strategy behind that is, is if you hate her, if you think she's a lying, no good slut, then you will start to look at this evidence in a different light. you will start to, oh, wait a minute, maybe i'm seeing something that's not there and start to actually discriminate against her rather than give her the standard that is afforded to each and every citizen in our country. >> the trial in orlando gets under way at 8:30 eastern. the judge warned the jury today will be a long way for them. >>> fox news politics on twitter, someone has clearly hacked the twitter handle. the site is putting up all kinds of insane, inappropriate and untrue tweets about president obama. basically april fool's type stuff that isn't funny. we reached out to fox and twitter
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
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KRON
Jul 3, 2011 9:00pm PDT
good barbeque weather? >> absolutely, great big to get the barbecue grill and out. we had triple digit temperatures are fearful, concord, livermore, in the ninth for san jose and 80's% francisco and oakland. these temperatures were quite a bit over what we had yesterday. >> for tomorrow, as i was saying fog and that will bring you greetings down, but it will still be a warm day except right at the coast. here's how it is shaping up for the july 4th, we're starting out with mostly sunny skies, patchy fog it should be out of here pretty quickly around as we go to the afternoon, sunshine and a stronger sea breeze for the afternoon about 20 mouse to 30 m.p.h.. that should bring down the temperatures about five degrees to 10 degrees. look for readings not as warm, and the '70s by the bay, still in the '90s inland. it will still be a hot day possibly even upper 90s as we go up towards fairfield and antioch. tomorrow night, about 9:30 p.m. it is looking good clear skies for most of the bay area. however, the forecast model showing some fault at the coast. that may push into sentences by this
KRON
Jul 4, 2011 4:00am PDT
this emphasis go show is pretty special >> this is the biggest show the big show in northern california >> i like the pretty ones was barkley's nothing better after a show and during all the cheers and clapping >> the show starts about 915 tonight and the best place to watch is on pier 39. can't wait >> this is the cnn or richmond. this is the grand finale the city celebrated i'll literalla little bit early >> bring a jacket tonight because it's going to be clear and alert but shellchileie right back it is nearly three years ago the caylee anderson and went missing and the trial of her mother casey and then he has captivated the nation. anthony began two weeks. the prosecution said that she was a selfish person and wanted to kill caylee to enjoy are freeing lifestyle. >> she was the young mother when her young daughter seemed to vanish. cindy antony's college police in july she had not seen her granddaughter in weeks. >> that car had been found abandoned and was towed to lot. she told her mother she had not seen the little girl said she dropped her off with a babysitter. that story was untru
KRON
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
in downtown oakland at fifth. in the midst of what is like, like traffic there's a report that there's a big rig that maybe one aside blocking lanes of freeway. not even with that, the chp has said it will not lift the restriction for big rigs on i-580 because they do not expect even with the lanes blocked that there will be a major delay on the nimitz north bound. again, the traffic loads are so like, and the details are little sketchy. if we do not know how many lanes are blocked, but the first report indicates that some lanes will be blocked what the big rig reported on its side on the nimitz freeway north bound through downtown oakland. presently you can see with green showing on the road centers, there is no back up. from here will get a quick bridge to check up, expect a like condition that the bay bridge. that is exactly what we have, for the san mateo bridge is problem free. this almost like the east bound direction in fact in a little lighter than on a normal day. your ride to the golden gate bridge only three lanes are available in the southbound direction. they're holding three on
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
. there is a big spread on some of the temps. closer to the coast nice inland it will be warm to hot. more fog is on the way. that will take us into wednesday. a big cool down toward the end of the week. >>> a new privacy battle over cell phones. this one involves police, prime suspects and a san francisco lawmaker. >>> hackers target fox news. the fake news that might have confused twitter users over the weekend. >>> welcome back. time now 6:14. california lawmakers will soon vote on a very important bill involving police searches. this one overturned a state supreme court ruling that allowed the police to search a content of a cell phone during an arrest without a warrant. the bills author says that ruling clearly violates the constitutional rights of privacy. however, police organizations say cell phones contain critical information about crimes including some that are still in progress. >>> computer hackers have attacked apple. anti-sec posted a tweet yesterday. they gained private information from an apple server. it accessed the data through a security flaw and software used by apple. an
SFGTV2
Jul 3, 2011 9:00pm PDT
became "special circumstances," story of a murder in a big law firm. it came out in 2000 and spent seven weeks on "the new york times"' bestsellers' list. so for those of you who have bought my books, i thank you, because now i don't have to practice law full-time anymore. >> but all kidding aside, you know, i think crime novelists and readers of crime novels whether it's lawyer books or whether it's private detectives or cops, you know, in my world i'm like -- unlike tony's, i can control the outcome. i can get justice in my books because i can fix the ending. and i start -- and most authors do i start with the ending. i know who did it, how and why. and by god, when i write that book, i'm going to make sure justice is served. i think that's why people keep coming back to lawyer books in particular because there's a lot of drama in the courtroom. there's always a murder. there's always big stakes. i've written books about death penalty cases. the stakes don't get any bigger than that. and i think it was important to me to have the center of my books a defense attorney who is the kind of
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
to laura. >> thank you. we have two big stories we're following this morning. marla tellez is coming up to tell us about a deadly b.a.r.t. police-involved shooting. but first, today in the bay's christie smith joins us with details of a violent night in richmond. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, a very violent night. all of these shootings in a matter of a couple of hours. four different shootings, some in richmond, some in north richmond but in all we're now hearing that four people were shot and killed. and here with me this morning is besa french. can you walk us through what happened. it seemed to keep going. >> we did have a shooting about 8:30 in south 39th and ohio where one person was shot. that person is expected to survive. we then had a shooting which resulted in a homicide at a little after 11:00 last night. a 19-year-old was shot and killed after visiting some friends in the area of the 3200 block of center avenue. we then had a shooting a few minutes later at about 11:15 at first and mcdonald where one person, 27-year-old, was shot and killed. at that location
SFGTV
Jul 4, 2011 1:00pm PDT
because a percentage would really vary depending how big the venue was and that was impossible to do. if we said 10% and the place was 1200 square feet, that would be pretty big. you know what i mean? we had to go towards something that would accommodate a relative amount of people. >> but they think it would accommodate 3-5 at the most? >> correct. i mean would co map it out but it's not a lot of space. >> we're welcome to take suggestions if you is a suggestion about that issue, please forward it to our office. >> anything else? >> yeah -- >> do you have a question? >> i just want to make a comment to ms. andriesi. i have grave concerns about whether we could punitively limit any location to a little tiny speaker or only one speaker or anything like that because i would think that they would have mr. reny have us and the board of appeals in no time flat at all because we're limiting a first amendment-protected right, entertainment. we have no discretion other than what the legislation gives us. so if the legislation does not set a sound standard for us other than this thing about c
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am PDT
. >> as you know 4th of july is a big barbecue holiday but the bay area is sizzling as we mentioned with mike. high temperatures reminds everyone to take extra precautions. cecilia vega reports. >> there really isn't a way to beat pleasanton's triple-digit it heat, you learn to cope with it, that means hiding whatever shade you can find and stay well hydrated. >> we're going to go jump in the pool. >> as temperatures sizzled so did grills around the bay area in spite of the warning. the scorching weather forced monitors to declare it spare-the-air day. while barbecue was not technically illegal it definitely was not adviced. >> people around the barbecue but we strongly urge them to use gas grills because they pollute less, even if they use charcoal grill, don't use fluid to get it started. >> barbecues aren't the only potentially dangerous 4th of july tradition. some people just can't help it. the big are the fireworks the better the holiday even if it cost $239. in dublin one of few places in alameda county where it's legal to buy and sell fireworks, every purchase big or small comes with a
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 11:00am PDT
. possible spare-the-air day before a big cooling trend and full forecast coming up. >>> still ahead, more legal problems for the former chief of the imf. also, the cleanup and investigation underway after an exxon mobil pipeline ruptures spilling thousands of gallons of crude. and what u.c. berkeley is doing has the average guy on the street ever lifted a gravy stain from an otherwise pristine wall-to-wall? or granted the christmas dreams of twins whose only wish was the shine of a professionally-cleaned hardwood floor? well, i have seen the a glory of steam-cleaned kitchen tile in the early morning hours! i have saved floors. i have lived! also, we'll be passing a card around for carl. please sign it. ♪call 1-800-semxser. so i wasn't playing much of a role in my own life, but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function
NBC
Jul 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to happen. >> the problem with a mini deal is we have a maxi problem. and that big problems aren't going to go away if you cut a mini deal. >> reporter: and he blasted an idea suggested by some democrats that the u.s. constitution empowers the president to keep on spending, even if uncle sam goes over his credit limit. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> for u.s. troops in keerg astan, it's already the fourth of july. service members at the u.s. transit center held a cookout to celebrate independence day. there were hamburgers and hot dogs, fireworks, games and music as well. the former u.s. air force base is a transit center for troops in afghanistan. the base is located at keerg stan's airport. it hosts service members and troops from france and spain. >>> still to come, a summer weekend pastime. kris sanchez hit up the yard tipsíb.)t help you this jimáls gathered in paris today on the 40th anniversary of his death. ♪ >> people from all over the world flocked around the rock 'n' roll icon's grave to sing and read had his poems. morrison moved to paris to write in 1971, found de
NBC
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
to happen. >> the problem with a mini deal is we have a maxi problem. big problems aren't going to go away with a mini deal. >> reporter: he blasted an idea suggested by some democrats that the u.s. constitution empowers the president to keep on spending, even if uncle sam goes over his credit limits. brian moore, nbc. >>> next at 6:00, it was a historic day where voters made a decision like they've never made before. we'll have local reaction straight ahead, plus -- >>> it was like looking through wax paper. >> we'll show you the new photography exhibit featuring the works of some. summer is prime garage sale weather. we'll pass on tips on how to make sure yours is a success. >> voters in in thailand have elected the country's very first female prime minister. exit polls after today's election show the opposition party won a clear majority in parliament. she is the sister of a former thai prime minister who was ousted by a 2006 coup, who now lives in dubai. despite the historical decision, some members the thai community in the bay area are not sure if this new prime minister will bring p
CBS
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
so does our cleaning crew. [ male announcer ] at citibank, we believe small business is a big deal. what's your story? citibank can help you write it. >>> you're watching cbs eyewitness news in high- definition. "this broadcast realtime captioned by becky lyon." >>> it started small and then the wind fanned the flames. more than three dozen cars burn in a bay area car lot. how firefighters believe it got started. >>> holiday heat wave. how the bay area is trying to cool off under the blanket of triple digit temperatures. >>> no rest for the weary after an emotional day in court. the casey anthony murder case goes to the jury tomorrow even though it is a holiday. good evening. the b.a.r.t is closed right now because of a shooting. don knapp has the latest. >> reporter: from what we understand it is a b.a.r.t police officer shot a man with a knife. the man has been taken to san francisco general hospital. we have heard reports that he may be dead. now here is what we understand happened. we understand that from a tourist who was standing on the platform waiting for a train to go to s
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 2:00pm PDT
a big part from public transport. what was the conclusion of all the businesses? if we go on like this, we have a real big problem in one, two years, maybe a little bit longer, we will not have any mobility anymore in our own region. that was one of the reasons that businesses came together and they were thinking, what can we do, not for a long time because it takes time, but what can we do today that helps today? that is important for the accessibility, and accessibility is very important for good, competition against the other regions in europe. of course, it is very important for the quality of life. if we want to attract international business, we need to attract people from outside. they only come if it is nice to live in your city. k4they were trying to reduce te parking, which was 10%. we went into negotiation with the employers' organizations and with employers, telling them that it is not only a problem of the public, but also a problem of their own companies. it worked. after half a year of talking, 17 companies directly signed the agreement, also some americans among them.
SFGTV
Jul 4, 2011 12:00pm PDT
department. and to partner with us, to make sure that attendance is as big as possible. i would really like to webstream this event. we can include anybody that can't come but wants to check-in and if they are able to online. and have it available on demand. i am hopeful that maybe i will find somebody that has the equipment to let me do that. as a specific volunteer type thing. we're looking for a sponsorship to assist with refreshments for the event. we'll keep the commission informed as we move on. i wanted to let the staff of that the commission staff attended a couple liberal meetings since the last time we were here. we did the labor complaints, both of these venues were having some sound problems. staff attended last week on june 22. there was an additional follow- up meeting at central station. the outcome for both included increased calls to assist in managing crut noise at the end of the night. a thing they will report for soundproofing. when i finish, he can pick up from there. i wanted to let the commission know about progress of the implementation of the promoter legislation. w
SFGTV
Jul 4, 2011 4:30pm PDT
. it is not about antagonizing tour bus operators. on the other hand, enforcement is a big issue, and a big expense. women go to the pleas to part with any kind of enforcement, they are busy with other things. the final analysis tends to be more important. we want that goal to be met as well. then we have the whole business of police work, transportation, a tour bus work for transportation. we do not want to have that happen for limited resources. but there are some things that we can do -- and i am not the expert on tour buses. in my experience, when those things are design-related, the shape of the streets, places where buses go, we tend to have more success and less need for enforcement. to give you a probably bad example, parks and buses is an issue. staging for a tour bus would be different for a shuttle that comes by the neighborhood. of course, we are serving a different constituency. the shuttle bus is serving the residents who are choosing to live in san francisco and work somewhere else and return to the city as soon as they can. we do not want to discourage that. with the tourists, it is
SFGTV
Jul 4, 2011 3:00pm PDT
there is no retirement in this job. this is a big safety issue when cab drivers don't want to take credit cards. the easiest way to make a safe is to make a cash list taxi. when you allow the police to charges for the credit cards, you discourage cab drivers from taking those credit cards. you will be responsible for having some of us slide some day. [applause] >> good afternoon. >> i would like to think chris for running these meetings that when on. this was done under a great dress and under relentless personal attacks. -- this is done under great duress. some issues have not been resolved, the credit card issues and the back seat terminal. that has put an end to the electronic waybills as far as i can see. we should be having a meter increase and i don't know what happened to that. i guess you have a technical reason. they think that you did that because you are stonewalling them. it was a bad decision on your part to take it off of the agenda. at any rate, i have said what i had to say. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon. the point i want to address because i'm sure you have heard much fr
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
for big businesses. >> if everybody else is willing to take on their sacred cows, i think it would be hard for the republicans to stand there and say that the tax break for corporate jets is sufficiently important. >> reporter: republican senator john cornyn fired back. >> what i'm concerned about is the president by not seriously putting a proposal forward but rather just criticizing those who have, will run it up against the deadline. >> reporter: meanwhile the people vying for the president's jobber were also hard at work this weekend. former utah governor jon huntsman barn stormed in new hampshire, which hosts the nation's first primary. minnesota representative michele bachmann was out in full force in iowa, six weeks ahead of the state's straw poll. she is running neck and neck with presumed front runner mitt romney, according to a recent state poll, and this weekend she tried to build on that nmomentu. lesser known candidate businessman herman cain, also tried to shore up support in the hawk why state, stumping at a godfather pizza, the company he used to run. the seoul african-amer
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
are right by that water's edge and some of that fog a big cool down, if not nice for some, warm for others and really warm for many and especially over the coastal hills, 70s, 80s, 90s to 100 for santa clara valley and all over the place here for the peninsula, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s there could be temperatures really crashing later today but not before we get into warm conditions, much cooler weather into tuesday then inland areas cooler wednesday and everybody settles into a cooler pattern by the end of the week. >> it is 7:12. a new terror tactic, why al qaeda fanatics are being taught to pretend to be gay. >> thousands of workers paying more to light up. >> also a deal on the debt weeks ahead of a deadline, a former president could play a critical role. >>> good morning, sunshine and fog coming down the coast, so cooler coast, maybe bay, but still warm to hot inland with 90s to low 100s. >> 7:15, president obama will spend his independence day with military families joined by his family as they host a barbecue at the white house. tonight everyone will gather for a show, this is the fourth
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 3:30pm PDT
the first place winner, mr. wes tyler of union square. wes? big mystery. who's the winner. >> by the process of elimination, it's koit! >> koit. mr. scotty bastopol for the third year in a row. love this city. thank you. >> runners up. the 47th not -- annual cable car bell ringing competition, no particular order, mr. trini whitaker. sullivan philips. ken lunardi. and joseph hsu. come up and get your trophies. thank the judges. [laughter] now it's time for what you've been waiting for, third place, ladies and gentlemen, mr. howard woo. howard woo. again, they're not booing you. all right. mr. ken mcdonald. chief of muni operations officer, please come forward to help me present the second place trophy. second place, ladies and gentlemen. mr. frank ware. and before we announce the winner i'm going to drag this out even longer. i'm going to take a moment to thank the kind people who made the 47th annual cable car bell ringing contest possible the the vice chair of the sfmt board of directors. and friends of the cable car music, union square association, trophy masters shanghai restaurant, ghir
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am PDT
about is a big deal. >> a sanford student developed the technology. the key is that his camera can capture more light than others. >> how many times tried to take a picture of the kids and the kids are out of focus. sometimes they aren't even in front of the camera. >> let's talk to mike with a look at the forecast and how warm it's going to be. >> good morning so far. it's going to be another warm one outside. beautiful picture from sutro tower back to the east bay hills all the way to mount diablo. you can see how clear it is this morning. warm oranges, take a look at temperatures. morning stroll, it's low to mid-70s. still pretty warm around concord and antioch. low to mid-50s, fremont, redwood city, san jose, lblgs, san rafael, everybody else in the upper 50s until you get to 49 degrees in half moon bay. let's talk about why it's going to be so warm again today, but not quite as warm as yesterday. sea breeze is going to return later this afternoon. that is going to drop our temperatures 7 degrees at the coast. we'll still see 90s in the inadvanced valleys. mid to upper 50s alon
KICU
Jul 3, 2011 11:30pm PDT
at the city's big 4th of july celebration. thousands are expected to gather tomorrow night on the embarcadero to watch the fireworks. final preparations made. crews loaded the shells for the independence fireworks. about 2,000 fireworks will be shot into the sky during the 20 minute show. >> we've always got new product every year. so wait and see, there's lots of nice stuff, supposedly saying nice clear sky. so it'll be fun and exciting. >> reporter: if you're planning to head to the city to watch the fireworks, police suggest you take public transit. if you take b.a.r.t. you can get off on the embarcadero station and you will be close to the event. for a list of all the fire work shows in the area, you can go to ktvu.com. >>> in oakland the temperature top 87 degrees. a light breeze provided just enough relief for those who were shopping at the farmer's market at jack lindon square. >>> in berkeley, folks made their way to shore for a day of fishing. the clear sky and nice weather led them to lift anchor and head out into the water. >>> janine de la vega tells us how the heat kept some peop
KRON
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
for the big show. the actually put on hundreds of these for july 4th, but they say that this was san francisco is special. >> this is the biggest show in northern california for sure. >> not only do begin to blow up things, we blow them up all pretty. the crowd often loves it, there is nothing better than after a show hearing all the cheers and the clapping. >> the show starts at 9:15 p.m. and it will last about 20 minutes the best place to watch is pure 39 and aquatic park. >> along with fireworks and other fourth of july tradition is the annual nathan's hot dog eating contest on coney island. they're already getting set up, dancing hot dogs for everyone. as we know, the reigning champion san jose native joey chesnutt will be there his record is 68 hot dogs and buns contestants in this contest try to scarfed down as many hot dogs and calories as we possibly can. he is looking to win his fifth title we're rooting for this san jose native. absent this year is his competitors will have his own unofficial contest to eat as many hot dogs as he can. as you are in your fourth of july festivities
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am PDT
s return. that's the big story. better weather around here as we get into the end of the week and this weekend, so if it was too hot for you to go out, throw the ball around this last weekend, you're going to get a chance to this weekend. back to you. >> which is good. the cooldown is coming. and in many neighborhoods you could hear the hum of the air conditioning units. you certainly probably want to get those conditioned if you haven't already. chris has some tips for us. >> reporter: let's begin with what happens when you don't follow the advice about maintaining your air conditioner. >> that just turns into something that's going to cost you several hundred dollars to have someone come out potentially on a saturday night when you know, it's 100 degrees. >> reporter: angie hicks founder of angie's list preaches efficiency because it represents about 40% of the power bill in summer. so, a few things you can do without a technician include keep a landscaping at a distance. >> if you get landscaping too close it makes it inefficient because you end up with a bunch of it can't
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
, but the weather nothing but superlatives for lawrence karnow on this 4th of july. >> yes. this always a big forecast because we're worried about the fog. last year we had the fog roll in and it really hugged the coastline. today i think again we'll start to see some fog showing up. beginning to see some of that right here and eventually some swings down along the coastline. patchy fog to the beaches later on today. it is still going to get hot in spots. temperatures very mild to begin with. 50s and 60s right now by the afternoon those temperatures headed near 100 degrees well inland. 97 in livermore. 94 concord. 70s and 80s in toward oakland and alameda. 90s in toward the san jose area and 60s towards the coastline. more on your weather in a few minutes. frank. >>> okay. i'll take it, lawrence, thanks. for a quick look at today's public transit of course not a lot out there but bart and muni running on a sunday schedule. extra muni services and bart for holidays celebrations. also extra trains for fireworks show in san francisco later tonight. 6:07 your time. three u.s. senators in afghanis
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the holiday. even if the big pack costs $239. and in dublin, one of the few polices in alameda county where it's trial guy sell fireworks, every purchase, big or small, comes with a warning. >> we ask them to please stay where it's legal. please stay in dublin. we ask them to go the parks that are designated for fireworks. >> even if parks aren't in the works for this family, they plan to take their own precaution tomorrow. >> i guess keep them away from the fireworks, and have them in the distance. and for them they can play with the sparklers. >> reporter: this year, fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous fourth of july tradition. the scorching weather forced bay area air quality monitors to declare it a "spare the air" day, and while barbecuing was not illegal but it was not advised. >> we encourage them to use the gas grills because the pollute less. >> for those who insist on charcoal, air call quality contl has another request. leave the lighter fluid out. >> welcome to the alameda county fair! >> reporter: as temperatures inched towards triple digits in pleasanton, fair goers i
CBS
Jul 3, 2011 6:30pm PDT
is for big ticket items. >> seems like a good day to shop for a car. >> reporter: why? >> we heard the taxes dropped. >> reporter: this is the first weekend to take the advantage. >> it's 1% on a whole bunch. so you're going to save money. >> reporter: many people didn't know it. >> it came at the right time. >> reporter: last week it was 8.25. today it's 7.25. it's now between 7.25 and 9.75%, depending on where you shop. the down side is driving the state further into debt, losing out on $5 billion this fiscal year alone. >> it's not what you have, but how you manage what you have. if you look historically over the years, the state has been a very poor manager. 1% is not an incentive for me enough to go two, three, $400 in debt. >> reporter: but if you need to buy it anyway, it's not a bad deal. how much was this. >> $200. >> reporter: so you saved $2. >> and i bought a coke with the $2 i saved. >> hopefully it drives people back in and drives the economy up. >> reporter: depending on where that extra money savings ends up. >> we haven't decided. >> reporter: i think you're going to let her
SFGTV2
Jul 3, 2011 5:30pm PDT
francisco's i is a big important city. you have access to your mayor, to supervisor cohen, president of the board of education, and a lot of people. these other people that make the decisions. we'll let you know what we have done so there is not just one opportunity but multiple opportunities. >> [inaudible] >> the media process, the national one is going to be done a little bit quicker than that. there'll be an indication of the next couple of months about what we have learned a we can do with the information to happen to come back earlier than annually to continue the dialogue. >> how does the process of the other services other than housing hopefully here in san francisco? >> affects all properties. if you have an apartment or a home and you have been discriminated against, we can take action. in housing decisions, where you live as an impact on some the other things. what your access is the hospitals, healthy foods, playgrounds, etc. pierhead as a platform for advancement and empowerment, it is really important. is is an indirect way of dealing with education issues. it is also j
SFGTV2
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
or big business. you had a lot of candidates on an even keel. what i felt quickly was the strategy to being successful was to build coalitions, and also to approach your communication in a multi land will approach. in my district, it is one of the most ethnically diverse parts of san francisco. we incorporated that. my campaign team was diverse. i had seniors. i had young people. i had different types of volunteers. i had folks that could speak chinese, spanish, someoan, all reaching out to bring people in. there is a certain level of malta and -- of momentum that help people. i would never ask my volunteers to do something i was not willing to do. we were at the bus stop at the morning handing out literature. i think that is critical, to bring into city hall that, yes, i am elected to lead, but more importantly to serve. that is my number one focus point. i am here to serve. when you call me, i am at 4 service. >> what about issues facing san francisco, facing your district, and how you are going to balance the needs of san francisco at large against the needs of your district? >>
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 2:30am PDT
operations section, logistics section. here are our objectives on the nert team, figure out if it's big, if it's small, how do we keep track of what's going on? do we just remember it? are we going to rely on our computers, our pc's? no, we have to write it down the old-fashioned way. address, is there a fire, yes or no, damage, are there people injured, dead, can you get there. where, what, any sort of damage, are there people involved, can you get to it? here is a nert status sheet. basically if you send somebody out, you want to send the members' names, what time they went out, when they came back, what the assignment was, any comments, and if you have an incident number that would be nice. who is the safety person? we don't want to send people out, just hey, go do this. we want to keep track of it. if they don't come back within a couple hours we have to send somebody to find them or at least checkup on them. if we don't know where they went and who they are, you have chaos. they might be hurt and they're going to stay hurt. we're going to roll on to disaster psychology. what does t
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 3:30am PDT
black people. that big fight, brown versus the board of education so all the black kids can get an education. [inaudible] the books have pages missing, and they all have things written inside of them. at the main library, we have a demonstration going on. [inaudible] how come we cannot use that facility? they cannot even get a good job and fair pay. men, they come up missing. rape -- they do not want to talk about that, but if it is a white woman, it is on the news, on the radio, on television. i do not want to die like that. so i'm going to stay black and die. if i could do one thing -- >> i told you, you need to move on. do i need to get the police?" >> sir, i picked -- "sir, i paid my fare. it is my constitutional right." the driver gets off the bus. police officers come. they are at the back door. "i had trouble with this girl before." "the two of you need to get up. you know it is against the law." open " i paid my fair -- "i paid my fare. if i move now, i will get sick. i'm pregnant." there is a volunteer. i think he was sensing there was going to be trouble or something.
SFGTV
Jul 3, 2011 7:00pm PDT
that we can implement? i think that's the big challenge. by having the consultant on now, we are in very good shape. they will be with us in the early planning. i can picture us coming back to you in about a year-and-a-half with the program, with the schedule of the budget, and the scope, and possibly some modifications will be looking for in the levels of service. maybe going to the next level with things like energy recovery. hopefully that answers your question. commissioner moran: yes. you touched on the nature of the partnership over an extended period of time and the ability to not bid on other work. that has come out of some discussions on how we make sure they are not in any way compromised in their ability to give us the best advice that they can. i think that has been structured well. i appreciate your work. >> we bent over backwards. all the lessons learned and then some. i really have to compliment harlan and the contracts group. a lot of work went into this and a lot of effort by city staff to get to this point. there are a lot of people from waste water enterprise here toda
SFGTV
Jul 3, 2011 7:30pm PDT
also received recognition in the public arts arena. next you the big peace sign commemorating the anniversary of the peace sign. as another example of p.u.c.- supported art. the next is a picture of our new headquarters. the relationship we have had with the arts commission -- if either goes on to public facilities and buildings, or is used for other public art. with their headquarters, it's an opportunity to put some amazing public art pieces on the p.u.c. building. next slide. while the public art pieces that have been supported have gotten national and international recognition, there's a lot of interest within the p.u.c. staff and the commission to better align the arts dollars. as a staff, we've been working for the past several months to develop guiding principles that would realize how the arts and richmond dollars get better spent. the criteria and principals are listed on this slide. the artwork, would have a nexus to the p.u.c. functions. the second principle is around making in alignment with our community benefits policy. that policy looks for us to be a good neigh
SFGTV
Jul 3, 2011 8:00pm PDT
. there will be a big impact here. there are other capital works on going. from yosemite to santa clara county, for the purposes of making sure that there is clarity on that. we could make it more specific on community invasion, so that people know where resources are telling without it getting to stuff not moving. >> that makes sense and i just want to make sure, first of all whether that mou should come back to us before it is finally signed, and whether or not we want something in their that provides dollar amounts around specific projects. maybe there is a five million- dollar art project, perhaps coming before this commission to be responsible for significant dollars. it seems that, because the positions have been raised, it would be another opportunity for public input before it is finalized. >> great. >> i do not know if that makes -- >> the resolution directs us into investments for public art and gives direction to the general manager to give the work to sign the mou. >> but there is no problem with continuing this item for filing this item? we have been the light plant in getting thi
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